Mudgee is the perfect escape for a gourmet country adventure. We’ve compiled a short guide to a region which we believe is a must-visit! Stay with us at Parklands Resort and Conference Centre, the ideal place to get away. Surrounded by over 30 acres of land with beautiful manicured gardens, it is the ultimate place to indulge. If you’re looking for a wine weekend with friends, or to simply get away from the business of city life, Mudgee should be on your radar.
The first winery you’ll see on your way into Sydney, Logan Wines is a sight to behold. The tasting room is Insta goals with unique architecture helping you achieve the perfect snap. Using grapes from the Mudgee Region as well as Orange, it is the perfect start to the Mudgee experience.
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For a unique winery experience, Lowe Wines specialise in organic and biodynamic wines. You won’t go wrong with whatever wines you end up trying and/or taking home, just ask the knowledgeable staff for advice. Be sure to order some food to pair with your tastings, it’s incredible.
Set in a gorgeous modern farmhouse overlooking the countryside, this is the perfect place for a long and lazy lunch. Sourcing the produce from as close as possible (even from their own garden), the food here may be simple, but it truly lets the ingredients play a starring role. Take a break between courses and wander the garden, or pat the donkeys, and start the next course.
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At Di Lusso’s you can get a great pizza paired with fabulous wine, a true Mudgee experience. The pizzas are cooked in wood-ovens and the menu comes with suggestions of wine pairings- they couldn’t make it easier for you!
Based at Parklands Resort, Vine Restaurant is open for dinner from 6pm, serving an a la carte menu of modern Australian cuisine. he menu changes with the seasons and is complimented by fresh local produce along with a range of local Mudgee Wines to choose from.
Alfresco dining is an option on the stunning deck area overlooking the landscaped gardens and the surrounding Mudgee Hills.. perfect views at sunset.
Saturdays in Mudgee are all about the local markets. Pick up some honey, knick-knacks and gifts, and maybe even some snacks while you’re there.
The best way to see Mudgee? On bike! There are a number of routes from short rides around town to longer country side trails. Don’t forget to pack your camera! Here is the Mudgee Cycling Trail: https://www.visitmudgeeregion.com.au/uploads/36/cycle_mudgee_region_booklet-1-.pdf
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Wanting a more indulgent experience? Then Mudgee Helicopters is the way to go – they offer two stop winery tours, including an aerial look-see of Mudgee town and surrounds, for $800 for up to four people.
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